Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Catholic clergy gathered in central Istanbul on Nov. 24 ahead of Pope Francis’ scheduled visit to Turkey
Biden and his wife Jill Biden visited the Orthodox Patriarchate in Istanbul’s historic Fener district
Thousands of Shiite Muslims in Turkey have commemorated the Battle of Karbala, a bloody clash that took place more than 1,000 years ago in Karbala in today’s Iraq.
Sharing personal photos on social media is inappropriate according to Islam, Turkey’s Directorate for Religious Affairs (Diyanet) has announced.
The head of Turkey’s Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet) has sent a letter to the Alevi community for the holy month of Muharram, as well as Ashura and Karbala
Residents of the western town of Selçuk enthusiastically await Pope’s visit to Christian cultural monument
The final version of a controversial Vatican document issued on Saturday radically revised its earlier wording on homosexuals, eliminating language that had talked more positively of them than ever before in church history.
Turkey’s top cleric has said Islamophobia will be high on the agenda of his upcoming meeting with Pope Francis during the latter’s landmark visit to Turkey in late November.
Catholic bishops are showing unprecedented openness to accepting the real lives of many Catholics, saying gays have gifts to offer the church
Directorate of Religious Affairs head Mehmet Görmez said despite the recent incidents in the Islamic world it is remarkable that Latin America has not grown Islamophobic
Two million Muslim pilgrims begin leaving the holy city of Mecca on Oct. 6, concluding the annual hajj during which Saudi leaders lashed out at Islamic extremism.
Pope Francis is set to be the first house guest at Turkey's new presidential palace during his upcoming visit
The increasingly popular phenomenon has sparked controversy among more conservative Muslims, however, with some taking to Twitter to criticise pilgrims who take selfies.
Religious marriages conducted without legal marriages harm women and lead to child brides, Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet) head Mehmet Görmez has admitted
On World Animal Day, Turkey marks the Feast of Sacrifice with scenes of celebration and protests
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